Term of office relates to the standard three-year periods for which Member States are elected by ECOSOC (□) or FAO Council (●) respectively. Member States may stand down for one or two years within this period, offering their seat to another Member State.
Term of office expiring at the end of
The rotating seat was occupied by a country of: List A - First Term - 2000/2001/2002, List B - Second Term - 2003/2004/2005, List A - Third Term - 2006/2007/2008, and List C -Fourth Term - 2009/2010/2011.
New Zealand was elected for the term 2007/2008/2009. New Zealand resigned in favor of Belgium effective 31 December 2007 and for the remainder of the term (i.e. for 2008, 2009).